What did you do to your Volvo today?

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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by bmdubya1198 »

Hmm, I wonder if your ignition switch is going out too.
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bmdubya1198 wrote: Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:01 pm Hmm, I wonder if your ignition switch is going out too.
Oh Lord help me
99 s70 NA Manual - >228k miles
Mods: Accidental C70 Delta link, V70 Left Dog Leg

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smacknab wrote: Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:04 pm
bmdubya1198 wrote: Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:01 pm Hmm, I wonder if your ignition switch is going out too.
Oh Lord help me
It’s been an eventful few weeks for your car, huh? :lol:
00 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 202k
03 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 122k
07 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 180k
92 245 White/Beige 249k
98 V70 GLT Black/Beige 205k
00 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 254k
99 BMW 528i
84 BMW 318i
04 Saab 9-5 Aero
01 Mountaineer 5.0- to tow all these cars
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98 S90
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01 S60 2.4T
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smacknab wrote: Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:04 pm
bmdubya1198 wrote: Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:01 pm Hmm, I wonder if your ignition switch is going out too.
Oh Lord help me
He already has, the procedure is documented on MVS!!
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Post by Blacklab467 »

Installed this funky little drink holder I got at the boneyard yesterday for 3 bucks. It replaces the useless storage nook that previously occupied that space.
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Blacklab467 wrote: Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:35 am Installed this funky little drink holder I got at the boneyard yesterday for 3 bucks. It replaces the useless storage nook that previously occupied that space.2E6728DF-EA28-44E0-B661-3A5DD39673F6.jpeg
Is there a part number on that puppy?
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I took a break from a Volvo repair to celebrate the best thing that ever happened in my life 33 years ago.
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Meanwhile, back at home

Elizabeth ; if you tell me why you won’t start , I’ll tell you what it’s like to have a turbo.....
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swapped the light glass from some depot replacement to an oem volvo lense. The difference was very noticeable in terms of how far the light throws and what colour it looks like with HID's. Might post a before an after comparison.
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Pulled a delta link assembly out of a junkyard because I broke one of the shock studs and stripped the other. Gonna put new endlinks on it and swap in my new trailing arm bushings

Edit: I didn't have the official tool, but even still I can't imagine how people do this job with the trailing arms in the car..
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Post by bmdubya1198 »

abscate wrote: Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:14 am I took a break from a Volvo repair to celebrate the best thing that ever happened in my life 33 years ago.

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Meanwhile, back at home

Elizabeth ; if you tell me why you won’t start , I’ll tell you what it’s like to have a turbo.....

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Happy Anniversary!

Now get back to work! That car needs to start already! :D
00 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 202k
03 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 122k
07 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 180k
92 245 White/Beige 249k
98 V70 GLT Black/Beige 205k
00 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 254k
99 BMW 528i
84 BMW 318i
04 Saab 9-5 Aero
01 Mountaineer 5.0- to tow all these cars
Sold-
91 944 Turbo
93 944
98 S90
95 850 GLT
01 S60 2.4T
88 744 Turbo M46

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